General Information for the Lab
Chemical Resistance of Various Materials
96 Well Microplates
 
PS 20 ºC
PS 50 ºC
PP 20 ºC
PP 50 ºC
HDPE 20 ºC
HDPE 50 ºC
LDPE 20 ºC
LDPE 50 ºC
Acetic acid 10 %
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
Acetic acid 50 %
2
2
1
1
1
1
1
1
Acetic acid 90 %
4
4
1
2
1
1
1
2
Acetone
4
4
1
3
1
1
3
3
Acetonitrile
4
4
3
4
1
1
1
1
Ammonia 25 %
2
2
1
1
1
1
1
1
Ammonium acetate
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
Amyl alcohol
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
2
Ascorbic acid
-
-
1
1
1
-
1
-
Benzene
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
Benzyl alcohol
4
4
4
4
3
4
4
4
Boric acid 10 %
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
Carbon tetrachloride
4
4
4
4
3
4
4
4
Carbonic acid
1
1
1
1
1
3
1
1
Chloroform 100 %
4
4
3
4
3
-
3
-
Citric acid 10 %
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
Cyclohexanol
3
3
1
3
1
1
1
1
Detergents
-
-
1
1
-
-
-
-
Dichloroacetic acid
-
-
1
1
1
1
-
-
Diethyl ether
4
4
4
4
3
4
4
4
Dimethyl acetamide
4
4
1
1
1
1
3
4
Dimethylsulfoxide (DMSO)
1
2
1
1
1
1
1
1
Emulsifier
-
-
1
1
-
-
-
-
Ethanol 50 %
1
1
1
-
1
1
1
2
Ethanol 96 %
1
1
1
1
1
-
1
-
Ether
4
4
4
4
3
4
4
4
Formaldehyde 10 %
3
4
1
1
1
1
1
1
Formaldehyde 40 %
4
4
1
2
1
2
2
3
Formamide
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
Formic acid 50 %
3
3
1
2
1
1
1
2
Glucose
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
Glycerine
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
Heptane
4
4
3
3
2
3
3
4
Hexanol
-
-
1
-
1
-
1
-
Hydrochloric acid 20 %
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
Hydrochloric acid conc.
3
3
1
1
1
1
1
1
Hydrogen peroxide 3 %
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
Hydroquinone
4
4
1
-
-
-
1
3
Isoamyl alcohol
1
1
-
-
-
-
-
-
Isobutanol
2
2
1
1
1
1
1
1
Isopropanol
2
2
1
1
1
1
1
1
Isopropyl acetate
4
4
2
3
1
2
2
3
Isopropyl benzene
4
4
3
4
2
3
3
4
Isopropyl ether
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
Lactic acid 3 %
2
2
1
2
1
1
1
2
Lactic acid 85 %
2
2
1
2
1
1
1
1
Liquid paraffin
1
1
1
3
1
1
1
3
Methanol
3
4
1
1
1
1
1
1
Methyl propyl ketone
4
4
2
3
1
2
2
3
Methyl acetate
4
4
2
3
3
3
3
4

1 = resistant 2 = limited resistant 3 = moderate resistant 4 = no resistance
This table is a general guide only. As many factors can affect the chemical resistance of a given product, its suitability fora specific application should be tested.

Technical appendix is subject to error and technical modifications.